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The project is funding by a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration's Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative, and is administered by the Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development. The Obama administration initiative was created to invest ...
Labatt's Navajo Beef label under pressure as wild horses eat up ranch land. By Lynn Brezosky. December 10, 2017. A feral horse walks along a street in Chinle, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. Feral horses walk along a street in Chinle, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation Monday. A feral horse walks across a street in Chinle, ...

Today, we have with us three of the thirteen surviving Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. First, we have Fleming Begaye. Fleming Begaye is 97 years old, the oldest veteran of World war II. He survived the Battle of Tarawa. His landing craft was blown up and he literally had to swim to the beach to survive.
She said experiences around the Navajo Nation and learning about the history of the Navajos' fight to survive brought perspective to her fight in the cage. "You're not going to war necessarily, you're not fighting for your life necessarily, and there's so many people who have done that with lesser skills and ...
According to his family, Willie served in the Battle of Okinawa, delivering and receiving coded messages using the Navajo language. He and other Navajos followed in the footsteps of the original 29 who developed the code and received the Congressional Silver Medal in 2001. Willie is survived by his wife ...
Navajo Nation officials did not return calls seeking comment. Advocates are more concerned about a proposed change that would limit Lifeline subsidies to "facilities-based providers," cutting wireless service providers out of the program. Critics said that could eliminate four of the five major providers ...

This school is the first of its kind for any tribal reservation in Northern Arizona, and will use both passive and active solar power as well as the latest in fiber optic technology for its students and staff along the western Navajo reservation. Several areas of technical wiring for cloud computing capability, hard ...
Begaye said the Navajo do not want to "engage in this dialogue" between Warren and Trump, but Warren called the president's comments "deeply unfortunate" at an event "to honor heroes, people who put it all on the line for our country." "The president of the United States cannot even make it through a ...
Navajo Nation Speaker LoRenzo Bates, Council Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd and Vice President Jonathan Nez were in attendance as NTUA general manager Walter Haase and officials with Dominion Energy signed documents for the transfer of ownership, which is subject to regulatory approval.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- After months of negotiations, the Navajo Nation, alongside all stakeholders, signed the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) Extension Lease Nov. 30 extending operations of the plant for another two years until December 2019. "The NGS Extension Lease affords the Navajo Nation, ...
--Members of the Navajo Nation Council are pleased with a final court-appointed report recommending redistricting maps for the San Juan County Utah Commission and the San Juan County school Board. The final report was issued by the court-appointed Special Master Dr. Bernard Grofman. The Utah ...
The Navajo Nation and four other American Indian tribes said Tuesday they had sued President Trump to undo his action reducing the Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. The federal lawsuit, which the tribes had long promised, argues that Trump did not have the legal authority to remove ...
President Donald Trump, right, speaks during a meeting with Navajo Code Talkers including Fleming Begaye Sr., seated left, Thomas Begay, second from left, and Peter MacDonald, second from right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh).
Traditionally, Navajos introduce themselves by first saying their clans. It lets you know who they are. And I've found it's a great way to get a non-Navajo's attention. When I was a film programmer at the National Museum of the American Indian, my fail-safe way to quiet down an audience was to get on the mic ...
All they knew at the time was that the Marines were recruiting and needed help from the Navajo people. "So we all volunteered. That's how he went in, that's how he went in, that's how I went in," said MacDonald, now 90, of his two comrades. MacDonald, Begaye and Begay were at the White House on ...
AT sea ABOARD USS NIMITZ, Nov. 27, 2017 -- When navy Petty Officer 1st Class Denise Alamo introduces herself to other people from the Dine or Navajo ...
President Trump decided to bring up one of his favorite nicknames during an event honoring Navajo Code Talkers -- but it's one that is widely ...

WASHINGTON -- President Trump on Monday transformed a White House ceremony to honor Navajo veterans of World War II into a racially charged controversy, using the event as a platform to deride Senator Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas." Standing in the Oval Office alongside three Navajo code ...
Salt River Project spokesman George Hardeen talks about the train that transports coal from Kayenta Mine to the Navajo Generating Station.
Annie Hamm holds her great-granddaughter outside her home on the Navajo Nation near Montezuma Creek, Utah. (Deenise Becenti/Navajo ...
As LIFE described the situation to readers in 1948, the Navajo Nation was "a country within a country" -- a reminder that Native American ...
Up to 40,000 wild horses wander the Navajo Nation, roaming across 27,000 miles of deep canyons, rugged hills and huge mountains, ...
Readers might have noticed a recent newspaper item about The Navajo Nation's purchase of Wolf Springs ranch in the Wet Mountain Valley, ...
Outside her office at the Peaceful Spirit Treatment Center on the Southern Ute Reservation, Navajo poet Esther Belin takes in the thin late-fall ...
Like all grand gestures, this one will live on in infamy because Navajo delegate Nate Brown broadcasted it on facebook Live. (See video at ...
Tilousi's case is part of the reason that the Navajo Nation, the second-largest federally recognized tribe in the United States, continues to ban ...
Route 367 is a scenic, seven-mile loop that parallels the San Juan River and joins on both ends to Navajo Route 36, the major thoroughfare ...
Navajo Nation officials say a juvenile has been fatally struck by a suspected intoxicated driver as she got off a school bus near Chilchinbeto.
The legwork to implement the Amber Alert and the 911 systems for the Navajo Nation is ready to go. It just needs the money to kick-start it.
Northern Arizona University is part of a team that received $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to help the Navajo Nation and the ...
This week on New Mexico in Focus, Correspondent Antonia Gonzales and Producer Sarah Gustavus travel to the Navajo Nation for the series ...
Navajo Tribal Chairman Raymond Nakai gave a left-handed compliment to the Navajo Times 50 years ago this week when he spoke to ...
Navajo Times | Krista Allen Former Miss Western Navajo Elderly Ruby Greenstone from Shonto, Arizona, and Alex Begay from Waterflow, New ...
The controversial proposal would have cost the Native American tribe $65 million in order to bring an estimated additional 5 million visitors to ...
After years of controversy, the Navajo Nation rejected plans to build a 420-acre tourist attraction and gondola tram ride on the undeveloped ...
A business incubator is helping entrepreneurs on the Navajo Nation with the idea that local skills and talents--and cash flowing in and out of ...
FARMINGTON -- Lawmakers on the Navajo Nation are being asked to amend the tribe's comprehensive budget for fiscal year 2018. A bill that ...
A business incubator is helping entrepreneurs on the Navajo Nation with the idea that local skills and talents -- and cash flowing in and out of ...
Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez, left, said that tribes have to deal with layers of federal bureaucracy for most projects, adding "years ...
Voters on the Navajo Nation soundly rejected a referendum today that would have provided funding for a multimillion-dollar transportation ...
Upper and Lower Antelope Canyons near Page, Arizona are slot canyons on the Navajo Reservation. The Interpretive site includes a ramada, ...
Yatsayte is the founder of the Navajo Nation Missing Persons Updates volunteer group, which is comprised of volunteer advocates who ...
Earl Patterson, Sr., 94, passed away Oct. 8 in New Mexico. Patterson served in the U.S. Marine Corp as a Navajo Code Talker during WWII.
FARMINGTON -- At a lecture last week at San Juan College, George McGraw spoke about efforts to bring clean water to the Navajo Nation ...
Up to 40,000 wild horses wander the Navajo Nation, roaming across 27,000 miles of deep canyons, rugged hills and huge mountains, ...
When the Navajo Nation opens its first oncology centre next year in Tuba City, Arizona, clinicians there may be able to offer a service that has ...
The Navajo Nation banned genetic studies in 2002 due to concerns over how its members' genetic material would be used, but, as Nature ...
SHIPROCK -- With green yarn wrapped on his fingers, Blaine Yazzie followed along to instructions for completing a "big star" pattern during a lesson about Navajo string games. As the video showed the intricate patterns, Yazzie occasionally double checked the placement of the yarn around his fingers.
President Donald Trump brought together two unlikely groups after revoking federal protections on nearly two million acres of land in Utah -- Native Americans and paleontologists, who joined together Tuesday to sue him to stop him from opening the land to development and extractive industries. It was a ...
WINDOW ROCK -- A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died in Arizona. Navajo Nation officials say George B. Willie Sr. died Tuesday at age 92. Tribal officials say Willie lived in the community of Leupp, Arizona. He served in the Marine Corps ...


 

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